Venezuela-China Trade Jumps

Venezuela, here represented by Puerto Cabello, is seeing Latin America's strongest trade growth with China. (Photo: IAFE)

Venezuela and Central America gain most in China trade.


Venezuela led the way in Latin American growth of exports to China and imports from the Asian country, according to a Latinvex analysis of data from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

In percentage terms, three of the top four trade growth winners are from Central America. And when it comes to Latin American exports to China, the top three countries in percentage increases are from Central America.

Latin American exports suffered from the economic slowdown in China last year. Both Brazil and Mexico – China’s top two trade partners in Latin America – saw their exports to China fall.

However, Latin America’s total exports still grew by 5.3 percent to...

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